Deputy Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston supervises the department’s writers, including scheduling and assigning of stories and features. He also edits our project and enterprise reporting and coordinates our event coverage (Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, etc.)

He has been at the Globe for 34 years and have previously covered high schools, colleges, and worked on the copy desk.

Latest stories


Nick Folk, post appendectomy, fits back in his place

By and , Globe Staff

Not wanting to leave the Patriots in the lurch, Folk declared himself good to kick Friday, and seemed no worse for wear.


How recent NFL trades can affect fantasy football leagues

By Hayden Bird , Staff

A year ago, the Browns trading running back Carlos Hyde ended up turning entire fantasy leagues on their heads.

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Saquon Barkley shows the risk of having the No. 1 fantasy pick

By Hayden Bird , Staff

The Giants’ star running back is down with an injury, but there are options to help offset that.

Mashpee teen harbors an NBA coaching dream, despite his challenges

By Nate Weitzer , Globe Correspondent

Michael Perrino, who has a rare genetic disorder, has been inspired by a California coach who deals with similar challenges.